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Thyasira polygonia (A. A. Gould 1861)

Thyasira polygonia is a species of mussels in the family Thyasiridae. They are native to Agulhas Bank and South African Exclusive Economic Zone. Dead Thyasira polygonia form shallow marine sediments. They have sexual reproduction.

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  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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EOL has data for 18 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Thyasira polygonia (A. A. Gould 1861). View this species on GBIF